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Sierra Introduces New 6.5mm 107 gr Tipped MatchKing Bullet

Sierra Bullets is proud to announce another addition to our popular Tipped MatchKing® line. In 2014, Sierra Bullets crowned the MatchKing® with an acetal resin tip that lowers the drag by improving the ballistic coefficient. We continue to expand this … Continue reading

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Sierra Bullets 6.5 Grendel Load Data

Test Specifications/ Components Firearm Used: Universal Receiver Barrel Length: 24” Twist: 1-8’’ Case: Hornady Trim-to Length: 1.506’’ Primer: Winchester WSR Remarks: Appearing on the scene in 2002, under the development of Alexander Arms, the 6.5 Grendel was a new AR … Continue reading

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At the Range with My CZ-52

Written by Sierra Bullets Ballistic Technician Gary Prisendorf As I’ve mentioned before in previous blog posts, there is just something about old military surplus firearms that fascinates me. I think it’s probably that they are battle tested, rugged and reliable. … Continue reading

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Chance to Score 1,000 Sierra Bullets

At Sierra Bullets we value your opinion and invite you to participate in a survey to help us provide you with even better products. We will select 25 participants to receive a Sierra Bullets hat and one lucky winner of … Continue reading

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More on Ballistic Coefficient (BC)

Written by Sierra Bullets Chief Ballistician Tommy Todd Back in August Mr. Paul Box penned “How Much Difference Does Ballistic Coefficient Make” on ballistic coefficient (BC) and its use in the hunting world and the limited amount of bullet drop … Continue reading

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Sierra Introduces New 6.5mm 150 gr MatchKing Bullet

  Sierra Bullets is proud to introduce a new addition to the legendary MatchKing® line. Shooters around the world will appreciate the accuracy and extreme long range performance of our new 6.5 mm 150 grain HPBT (#1755). A sleek 27 … Continue reading

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Sierra Bullets 6mm Creedmoor Load Data

Test Specifications/ Components Firearm Used: Universal Receiver Barrel Length: 24” Twist: 1-8’’ Case: Hornady Trim-to Length: 1.910’’ Primer: Winchester WLR Remarks: As with almost all cartridge case designs, there is bound to be at least a few aspiring off-spring. The … Continue reading

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Standard Deviation – How Valuable is it?

Written by Sierra Bullets Ballistic Technician Rich Machholz Okay, you and I are at the range testing loads. You have a new hunting rifle in a bolt action platform and I have my newly rebarreled IBS 1000 yard light gun. … Continue reading

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300 gr Sports Master Bullet in My 45 Colt

Written by Sierra Bullets Ballistic Technician Phil Mahin My testing continues with my Henry carbine in 45 Colt and I have found out that it likes the Sierra Bullets #8830 300gr Sports Master JSP. I was hoping to catch one … Continue reading

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Shooting Bench Plans and Inspiration

Looking to build a shooting bench?  Below please find some inspiration we have gathered through from our Facebook page. Wooden Shooting Bench Click to download Thomas Draper’s very helpful notes he added to the plans he found online for the … Continue reading

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